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Definition of Bourgeoisie


  1. The French middle class, particularly such as are concerned in, or dependent on, trade.

Bourgeoisie Quotations

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Vladimir Lenin

No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
Buenaventura Durruti

On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
Karl Marx

Common sense, in so far as it exists, is all for the bourgeoisie. Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy. The worries of the world are for the common people.
George Jean Nathan

Culture and possessions, there is the bourgeoisie for you.
Thomas Mann
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Bourgeoisie Translations

bourgeoisie in Dutch is burgerij, bourgeoisie
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